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Jan 17, 2013 12:30am PST
. tom perez is my second favorite department of justice official. we are very honored today that tom perez has come from washington, dc, to give welcoming remarks here at this summit. tom perez is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people
Jan 15, 2013 9:30pm PST
. (applause). >> i have the honor of sbre duesing our moderator, tom perez has graciously agreed to stay and participate in our first panel, business creating a healthy safe and inclusive environment for all school students, the role of our federal government. tom perez, assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very
Jan 3, 2013 1:00am EST
and senate, including pete gallego, tom cotton, and jeff flake. to was leaving the house to join the senate. we will also be joined by mike pocan and gloaria ncle -- gloria mcleod. >> you do not always find many ms. perez embracing investigative reporting -- many reporters investigating reporting. if you are going to ruffle the for others -- the feathers of somebody powerful. we were very fortunate to out our career to work for people who were strong and upright in that area and let the chips fall where they may appear >> investigated team of donald bartlett and james steele will take your calls and e-mails this week and on and depth. they began their collaborative work in the 1970's and are the co-authors of 8 books. wash alive sunday on noon eastern. >> john boehner says the house will vote tomorrow on a $9 billion plan for a victims of hurricane sandy. the second vote held january 15, an additional $50 billion. before that announcement, house members criticize the leaders for not scheduling a vote of faster 8 for the northeast. their comments are in a few minutes. then a news conference
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